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The Grouse

€€ - €€€Irish, European,
74-76 Ballymoney Street, Ballymena BT43 6AN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2564 5234
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good8%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, European, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
74-76 Ballymoney Street, Ballymena BT43 6AN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to The Grouse for lunch. We've ate in it a couple of times for lunch and dinner fairly recently and the food has always been good. On this occasion we both ordered duck spring rolls for starter. I had actually ordered Brie but they'd...More

4  Thank Merrybridge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the fish and chips which took quite a while to arrive, but I guess that's a sign it is freshly cooked. The chips were realy good, however the batter on the fish was pretty soggy.

3  Thank JeanChippenham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice experience here with good company and superb food. Brilliant service - extremely friendly - my friends and I were very well looked after. Would highly recommend a visit if you are in the area!

4  Thank GrandTour494015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me girlfriend and I decided to head out tonight for dinner and went to the Grouse we had a great evening service couldnt be faulted and the food was amazing the best steak I've have in a long time cooked to perfect and served with...More

5  Thank peter m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was nicely decorated, the service was good, but the food was just average. My husband and I both ordered burgers. Mine was dry and tasteless and the bacon was extremely salty. My husbands,which was supposed to be cooked med well, was dry and...More

4  Thank Marie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Grouse for some dinner with friends. We started with a few starters to share, all were exceptionally good. I had the curried monkfish which was so tasty, could not fault it. Everyone around the table loved there meal! The selection of gins, cocktails...More

4  Thank Travel760786
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was in yesterday for Sunday lunch food was absolutely beautiful top quality food good portions, staff were very attentive and well mannered,checking if everything was ok couldn't be more helfull, will definitely be back maybe be our regular outing for dinner some spot was definitely...More

4  Thank Danya B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the 32oz Tomahawk Steak on Wednesday evening & my wife had the Salmon with Garlic fries & Mediterranean Vegetables. Everything we had was absolutely delicious. We shall definitely be back here for food again & would recommend to my friends to eat in here....More

4  Thank beggsdeliveries
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A large party of us had a wonderful night here tonight (sat 15th) reliving our youth. Greeted at the door by friendly doormen (who also kindly ordered our taxi home). Many a great night we have had here over the past 30 plus years and...More

5  Thank Keith A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited last Tuesday evening. I had a red Thai chicken curry and my wife had an Asian beef dish. Both dishes were excellent. Spicy and piping hot. The waiters and waitresses were attentive and very friendly. We will definitely be back!

4  Thank 53MICHAEL53
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Questions & Answers
4 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Mark M | Property representative |
Hi there ew1978, we have a new menu coming into place by the end of this month with extra vegetarian & vegan options. If you would like to give us a call we can also arrange with the chef to create a dish of your preference... More
Margaret G
12 December 2017|
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Response from Mark M | Property representative |
Hi Margaret, that won't be a problem at all as long as there is someone available to collect the food from ourselves. If you could give us a call on 02825645234 we will be happy to organise everything for you. Many thanks
kevin j
15 April 2017|
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Response from Mark M | Property representative |
Hi Kevin, hope you're well! That won't be a problem at all if you want to give us a call anytime after 12pm tomorrow on 02825645234 and ask for Boryana and we will get it sorted and posted out to you. Many thanks Mark... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74-76 Ballymoney Street, Ballymena BT43 6AN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymena
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2564 5234
  • E-mail
Here at the Grouse we pride ourselves on our first class customer service & food. All of our food is locally sourced and cooked fresh. We are located in the centre of Ballymena right beside the tower centre car park. We hope to see you soon!
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